Art of Starving

Art of Starving

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Funny, haunting, beautiful, relentless and powerful, The Art of Starving is a classic in the making.Book RiotMatt hasnt eaten in days. His stomach stabs and twists inside, pleading for a meal, but Matt wont give in. The hunger clears his mind, keeps him sharpand he needs to be as sharp as possible if hes going to find out just how Tariq and his band of high school bullies drove his sister, Maya, away.Matts hardworking mom keeps the kitchen crammed with food, but Matt can resist the siren call of casseroles and cookies because he has discovered something: the less he eats the more he seems to have . . . powers. The ability to see things he shouldnt be able to see. The knack of tuning in to thoughts right out of peoples heads. Maybe even the authority to bend time and space. So what is lunch, really, compared to the secrets of the universe?Matt decides to infiltrate Tariqs life, then use his powers to uncover what happened to Maya. All he needs to do is keep the hunger and longing at bay. No problem. But Matt doesnt realize there are many kinds of hungerand he isnt in control of all of them.A darkly funny, moving story of body image, addiction, friendship, and love, Sam J. Millers debut novel will resonate with any reader whos ever craved the power that comes with self-acceptance.

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ISBN: 9780062456731
Publisher: HarperCollins
Imprint: HarperCollins
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Weight: -1g